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Academic Staff Development Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the Staff Development Office, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, Oxford OX1 1PT (telephone: (2)86803, fax: (2)86801, e-mail: training@admin.ox.ac.uk).

For the full list of courses, see the Staff Development ProgrammeWeb site.

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Friday 2 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `East meets West: furniture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

DR C. HUMPHRIES: `Japanese music, neuroscience, and the semiotics of live performance' (lecture series: `Music of the Far East'), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 4 June

PROFESSOR ANN LOADES preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 5 June

R. KANE: `Integrating family planning and genitourinary medicine in the NHS: the views of health-care professionals' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars), basement Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR G. GENTILCORE: `Counting charlatans in early modern Italy' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminar series: `Historical perspectives on medicine and culture'), Wellcome Unit, 2 p.m.

W. HOLMES: `E-commerce and the environment' (seminar), Centre for Socio- Legal Studies, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

C. PRIGENT: `Art et société en France au 15e siècle' (Seminar series: `Political societies and culture in late medieval France, the British Isles, and the Netherlands'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

A. WILLIAMS: `France and the new world order, 1940–7' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 6 June

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Advanced biomedical communications', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Portraits', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

A. VIALA: `Les débats présents sur la littérature et son enseignement en France, vus de Paris et d'Oxford' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

C. TROELSGAARD: `From Palaeobyzantine to diastematic notation: a crucial process in the music-writing of Byzantium' (Faculty of Music: Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. NEWSOM-DAVIS: `The myasthenias: an emerging multiplicity of disorders' (Alan Emery Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Wednesday 7 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk (Henry Kim): `Early Greek coins', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR H. LOVE: `The intellectual heritage of Donald Francis McKenzie' (D.F. McKenzie Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

J. GOODHAND: `Researching under fire: the methodological and ethical challenges of conducting community focused research in war zones' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. WALLS: `Legislating for inspiration' (Waynflete Lectures: `Imagination and historical sense'), Grove Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

MARTIN SCHELLENBERG: organ recital, in series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel, Queen's, 8 p.m. (admission £5/£3).

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Thursday 8 June

MAISON FRANÇAISE study-day on Brittany: `Études franco- brittaniques: archéologues et voyageurs', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–7 p.m.

PROFESSOR H. LOVE: `Scribal culture and scribal treason in late seventeenth- century England' (D.F. McKenzie Seminar), Room 10, St Cross Building, 12 noon.

DR C. DWYER, Dr P. Crang, and Professor P. Jackson: `Tracing transnationalities through commodity culture' (ESRC Transnational Communities Programme seminars: `Economic sociology of transnationalism'), Clay Room, Nuffield, 2 p.m.

N. ROLDAN: `Working women in Gran Canaria banana plantations: the invisibility of female labour' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Women investigating cross-culturally—Canary Islands, China, Nigeria, South Africa'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

J.-Y. LE DISEZ: ` "Wildly sweet": how Victorian travellers (re)wrote Brittany' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

HANS FAGIUS: organ recital, in series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel, Queen's, 8 p.m. (admission £5/£3).

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Friday 9 June

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET, with Aline Nassif, violin, and Thomas Wood, piano, perform Haydn's quartet in B flat major, op. 103, and Chausson's Concert, op. 21, in the Holywell Music Room, 1 p.m. (tickets £5/£2.50 from the Playhouse Box Office or at the door).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass of four millennia' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR B.W. SILVERMAN: `Using wavelet methods to fit models for time–frequency dependence' (Corcoran Memorial Lecture), Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's, 4 p.m. (After tea, Professor Silverman presents the Corcoran Memorial Prize; the prizewinner will then lecture, 5.30–6 p.m. Followed by reception.)

PROFESSOR FRANCIS HALZEN: `Neutrino astonomy: Antarctic dreams' (Cherwell–Simon Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

DR H.M. JOHNSON: `Japanese music notation and nationalism' (lecture series: `Music of the Far East'), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

DR J. RAWSON: `Mountains of the mind: contrasts in Chinese and western landscape painting' (Ashmolean Museum Millennium Lecture series: `Facing forward, looking back'), Oxford Playhouse, 5 p.m. (admission £2.50; enquiries: Oxford 798600).

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Sunday 11 June

JAN PALMOWSKI preaches, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 12 June

DR U. RUBLACK: `How hearts move: embodied notions in early modern Europe' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminar series: `Historical perspectives on medicine and culture'), Wellcome Unit, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `Internet and the network society' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

T. GALLAGHER: `Compulsory licensing of intellectual property rights' (seminar), Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

F. COLLARD: `Le crime de poison: une autre psychose de la fin du Moyen Age?' (Seminar series: `Political societies and culture in late medieval France, the British Isles, and the Netherlands'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 13 June

R. MCNEIL: `The body in the library' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Costume in art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `Internet and the new economy' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

H. POLLACK: `Aaron Copland and the American landscape' (Faculty of Music: Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 14 June

CLIVE DRISKILL-SMITH: organ recital, in series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `The Internet as the socio-technical medium of the information age' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society'; discussion session follows presentation), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 15 June

A. COLES: `Gender as an issue in development organisations: critiques and strategies' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Women investigating cross-culturally—Canary Islands, China, Nigeria, South Africa'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.D. MINNA: `The molecular pathogenesis of lung cancer' (Litchfield Lecture), Seminar Room, Institute of Molecular Medicine, 3 p.m.

PROFESSOR R.A. LEARNER: `Antibodies yesterday, antibodies today, antibodies tomorrow' (Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture), University Museum, 4 p.m.

B. GAWANAS: `Women in political transformation in southern Africa' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women: Judy Kimble Memorial Lecture), St Antony's, 5 p.m.

C. BIGGAM: `Digging up the place-names of Anglo-Saxon England' (Oxford English Dictionary Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

G. DECLERCQ: `La rhétorique galante dans les tragédies de Racine' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `Global networks and local societies: cities in the information age' (Linacre Lectures: `Consciousness of connections: global environments in the new millennium'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

DR S. MCKERROW: `Hunting U-boats by wireless: protecting transatlantic convoys' (public lecture), the Haldane Room, Wolfson, 6 p.m.

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